Virtual Events

While Ridley College’s campus is currently closed to all visitors, the Admissions Office looks forward to providing you with a personalized and interactive virtual tour at your convenience. Please contact admissions@ridleycollege.com to schedule a virtual tour or information session with a member of our team. 

Throughout the 2020-21 school year, we will be hosting virtual open houses for both Upper and Lower School prospective families, and participating in many virtual fairs and events. Whether you live locally, elsewhere in Canada, or on the other side the world, we look forward to connecting with you!

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Open House Events

Want to learn more about Ridley College? Join us at our Virtual Open House Events, designed to provide you with important information about our school. Whether you're looking for answers to questions on boarding, athletics or our outstanding IB programme, these sessions will be your essential introduction to Ridley. Then, following the event, learn from the Tigers who live it: comprised of diverse students from across the globe, our student panels will be happy to share their experiences with you and your family.
Why come to a Virtual Open House? 

From the comfort and convenience of their own home, interested families will be able to:

  • Speak with students, faculty, and staff about our programmes;
  • Delve into specific topics related to day-to-day life on campus;
  • Hear from student panels, who will speak about their individual experience at Ridley;
  • Have your questions answered about our boarding programme—and boarding generally!
  • Learn how Ridley prepares students for the world's top universities; and
  • Understand our commitment to nurturing the whole child—we focus on students' physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing, and engender in each one a lifelong love of learning.

 
EVENT DATE EVENT TOPIC SATURDAY STUDENT PANEL

October 14, 2021
• 9:00a.m. EST

Immigration Support for International Students Panel will take place during the event.

October 23, 2021
• 10:00a.m. EST

JK-Grade 1 Fall Virtual Play Date Panel will take place during the event.

November 18, 2021
• 7:00p.m. EST

Prep Hockey Showcase Panel will take place during the event.

November 19, 2021
• 8:30a.m. EST

Open House Event: JK-Grade 8 Panel will take place during the event.

November 27, 2021
• 9:00a.m. to noon & 9:00a.m. to midnight EST

Virtual Open House Event (featuring sessions on various aspects of the Ridley community) Panels will take place during the events.

December 3, 2021
• 7:00p.m. EST

Virtual Tuition Assistance Information Session (*for students with Canadian or American citizenship or PR status) Panel will take place during the event.

February 5th, 2022
• 7:00p.m. EST

Virtual Open House Event (featuring sessions on various aspects of the Ridley community) Panel will take place during the event.

February 16, 2022
• 5:30-6:30p.m. EST

JK-Grade 3 Family Reading Evening Panel will take place during the event.

February 16, 2022
• 7:00-8:00p.m. EST

Grades 4-8 Family Reading Evening Panel will take place during the event.

February 23, 2022
• 7:00p.m. EST

Grade 9 Information Session for Prospective Students Panel will take place during the event.

March 3, 2022
• 7:00p.m. EST

Immigration Support for International Students March 5, 2022
• 10:00a.m. EST

April 7, 2022
• 7:00p.m. EST

Rowing Virtual Open House Panel will take place during the event.
April 9, 2022
• 9:00-10:30a.m. EST
JK-Grade 6 Saturday Play Date Panel will take place during the event.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
"I could not imagine a better school for our children or for us as a family." — Jo Hanna, President of the Ridley College Family Guild 
 
 

Virtual Fairs

Learn more about Ridley College—wherever you are! Throughout the year, members of our Admissions team will be attending numerous Virtual Fairs and Events. They'll be happy to meet with you, share what makes Ridley a world leader in education and answer any questions you may have about our school. Have questions about an upcoming event? Reach out and contact our team!



EVENT DATE EVENT CONTACT


January 13, 2021
5:00-9:00a.m. EDT


CAIS Boarding School Fair: North Asia


January 20, 2021
4:00-8:00p.m. EDT


CAIS Boarding School Fair: South America


January 27, 2021
6:00-10:00a.m. EDT


CAIS Boarding School Fair: South Asia


February 6, 2021


Africa Student Education Fair (ASEF): Uganda Julie Cameron
February 23-25, 2021

ICEF Virtual Secondary Education


Anna Parkhomenko
Jenna Cameron
Ricarda Romain

April 29, 2021
• 12:00-1:00p.m. EST

IECA Lunch with Schools


May 11-13, 2021


ICEF Virtual Americas


June 6-8, 2021


IECA Spring Conference
 
 
 
P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.